Living and transport costs eat into profit pie at Artisan Bazaar

Consumers find products at artisan bazaars to be highly-priced. Artisans in the Artisan Bazaar who come from outside Karnataka spend a lot of money on living costs and transport, thereby losing out on profits. A stall owner from Rajasthan at the bazaar, Rajini Sripathy said, “My profits have fallen by 50 percent vand the profits […]

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E-commerce helps handicraft businesses sail through the pandemic

Employment was largely affected in the sector but the shift to online stores provided new opportunities to both artisans and owners.  The shift from traditional to online platforms helped handicraft business owners stay afloat during the pandemic. Small owners experienced initial boost in sales as they went online for the first time.  Mrunmayee Joshi, owner […]

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